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Sheila Adkins

Sheila Adkins, age 69, of Gratis, OH passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at Sycamore Hospital in Miamisburg, OH.  She was born March 6, 1951 in Breathitt County, KY to the late Pearl Allen and Oma (Hudson) Dollinger.  Sheila worked for many years at the Baxter Company in Eaton and recently retired as a manager from the Gratis Eagles Lodge #4289.  She dearly loved her family and was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone.  She is survived by her sons Chad (Mandi) Adkins of Camden and Wade (Tricia) Adkins of Middletown; grandchildren: Lynndsey (Nathan) Letner of Gratis, Lacey Adkins (Matthew Newkirk) of Brookville, IN, Brooklyn Murphy of Camden, Alexis Adkins of Middletown and Jacob Adkins of Middletown; great grandchildren: Alayah, Kane and Brooklynn Letner; sisters: Eva (John) Roudebush of Okeana, OH, Mary Moorcroft of Fairborn, Phyllis Smith of New Carlisle, Nancy (Butch) Burgess of New Carlisle, Opal (Willie) Chafin of Ary, KY and Tina (Gary) Prater of Eaton; brothers Rick (Barb) Allen and Leonard (Deby) Allen both of New Carlisle; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a private graveside service will be held at Fairview Cemetery in Gratis.  Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home, Gratis is assisting with arrangements.  Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or charity of donor’s choice.  Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindloffzimmerman.com.


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Prayers to Sheila Adkins whole family. Always really liked her. She will definitely be missed by all who knew her.

Diane Riley May 6 2020 12:00 AM

she took me and her great grand child Alayah to the park when i was 5 and Alayah was 2 her grand daughter is my ant her name is Lynndesy she will be love and never fogoten

Adrihanna Apr 21 2020 12:00 AM

We will dearly miss Sheila. She was a wonderful friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with all her family and friends.

Gail Othersen Apr 15 2020 12:00 AM

Just heard about Sheila knew her years ago at Brookville Lake Resort. She was such a nice lady. So sorry fir your loss, praying fir comfort and healing.

Linda Caupp Apr 13 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Sheila Adkins

Steve & Sandy Favorite Apr 13 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Sheila Adkins

Lori Keehner Apr 11 2020 12:00 AM

Thoughts and prayers to all the family. Such a nice lady. We are so sorry for your loss.

John and Debbie Fisher Apr 11 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Sheila Adkins

Norma mckinney Apr 11 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Sheila Adkins

JanEllen Gitz Apr 11 2020 12:00 AM

Chad, Wade & Family, our hearts are heavy and we are keeping all of you in our prayers.
With love our deepest sympathy,
Greg and Jennifer Fox

Jennifer Fox Apr 11 2020 12:00 AM

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